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Third quarter of the 19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Sample of felted paper curtain material with floral design; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Pattern number stamped on the back.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Colour woodblock print, on paper
Brief description
Sample of felted paper curtain material with floral design; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Pattern number stamped on the back; Probably produced by Pavy, Pretto & Co.; English; 1850-75.
Physical description
Sample of felted paper curtain material with floral design; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Pattern number stamped on the back.
Dimensions
  • Height: 695mm
  • Width: 518mm
Dimensions from: Oman, Charles C., and Hamilton, Jean. Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Publications, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982: 69.2 x 52.1 cm
Marks and inscriptions
(Stamped on back with pattern number.)
Credit line
Given by Miss Olive M. Flower
Object history
Given by Miss Olive M. Flower.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Oman, Charles C., and Hamilton, Jean. Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Publications, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.
Collection
Accession number
E.338-1971

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Record createdJanuary 15, 2009
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